A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.
There's a time and place for each style. Here's what you need to know.
Train heavy. Train light. Train somewhere in between. It works for strength and size. Here's why.
The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.
Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.
This training method not only works fast, it's also extremely satisfying if you like heavy weights. Check it out.
Use this exercise to ingrain a good hip hinge, make your lower back feel better, and build a bigger deadlift.
World record deadlifts have been set using this method, but some powerlifters hate it. Check it out.
Finally, a study that compares split routines with whole-body routines to show which one leads to more muscle.
Some say straps lead to a weak grip so they never use them. Others use them for damn near everything. Here's the smart lifter's approach.
What's best, sticking to your program no matter what, or mixing it up based on how you feel that day? Here's what science says.
Use this handy guide before you go all-out with your next PR attempt.
Let's take a closer look at training science, bro-science, and the gurus who claim to know it all.
To really build your forearms you need more than a few wrist curls. Add these sledgehammer exercises to your workouts.
Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.
Overtraining exists, and you can't out-eat it or out-sleep it. Most lifters have the wrong idea about what overtraining is. Here are the facts.
Use this training method to perfect your technique and build explosiveness out of the hole.
Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.
This specialty bar has three huge benefits. Here they are, plus 3 new exercises to try out.
Most of the time you're just cheating yourself... and you look stupid. Here's why it completely trashes the training effect.
If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.
Should you change how you train after the age of 40 or so? Maybe you just need a change in mindset instead.
The pros and cons of straps, how to really train your grip and forearms, and more.